Press release: Chief of army staff on operational visit to 8 division Sokoto

1. In continuation with his operational tour to North West Theatre of Operations, where he was briefed on the general conduct of Exercise SAHEL SANITY at the Nigerian Army Special Super Camp 4 Faskari in Katsina State, the Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai was thereafter in 8 Division Nigerian Army Sokoto where he assessed some ongoing projects embark by the Nigeria Army at Ginginya Barracks. He also visited the wounded in action soldiers at the 8 Division Medical Services and Hospital in Giginya barracks today.

2. Gen Buratai was equally briefed on the security situation in the entire 8 Division Area of Responsibility by the Acting General Officer Commanding the Division Brig Gen Aminu Bande.

3. After his tour of duty he was briefly hosted to a lunch by His Excellency the Governor of Sokoto State Right Honourable Aminu Waziri Tambual.

Acting Director Army public Relations
13 September 2020

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